Dow SILASTIC™ Silicone Compounds provided by RDAbbott.

Silicone compounding is not just a capability for Dow, it is a core competency with 40 years of experience!

Custom compounds. Decades of experience.

The combined team of engineers and materials scientists from RDAbbott and Dow are ready to develop custom High Consistency Rubber (HCR) compounds, from high to low volumes, that meet your end-use requirements and resolve your processing challenges. Not to mention, our decades of application experience have resulted in a notable library of silicone formulations.

Compounds for broad line of industries and specifications.

For example, Dow produces VMQ, PVMQ, and FVMQ silicone rubber compounds for the automotive/transportation, aerospace, military, wire and cable, high voltage, construction industries, to name a few. Dow also has experience and formulations to meet AMS, BMS, ABR, PWA, SAE, PES, HS, GE, AA, MIL DTL, and ASTM D2000 specifications.

Fully equipped laboratory.

Dow’s 120,000 sq. ft. facility in Kendallville, Indiana, is dedicated to compounding HCR. The plant features high-volume, high-speed mixers and mills to mix its products efficiently and consistently. In addition, Dow’s fully equipped laboratory develops improved formulations and tests every batch to ensure it meets industry standards and/or your specifications.

Dow Silicone Compound advantages include:
  • Ready-to-use preforms for molding and extruding processes
  • Efficient large-batch mixing to reduce variability
  • Batch-to-batch consistency
  • Locked down formulations
  • Every batch tested and certified
  • Security of supply
  • Frees up valuable manufacturing space for additional product conversion processes
For more information about SILASTIC™ Silicone Compounds and other high quality silicone materials from Dow, contact RDAbbott.

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